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Tool Tube Location

Santa brought me a couple of tool tubes for Christmas. But not an easy item to locate on the V without hard panniers (where they seem to be normally attached)

I came up with this solution. I've only put one on at the moment (no rush, still cold in WA), and wondered what the forum's opinion was.

I basically replaced the underside screws on the grab bars with longer ones, and added the tubes. I had to drill the hole on the rear bracket, and the new nuts and washers cost $3.
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A while back I was feeling jealous of the other guys with their fancy tubes & came up with this...
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I didn't have the fancy ones, just homemade PVC pipe. Water tight though and would hold my coffee thermos for work. ;-)


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I didn't have the fancy ones, just homemade PVC pipe. Water tight though and would hold my coffee thermos for work. ;-)

nice office...corner view and all
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nice office...corner view and all
That was a floating dock that dipped into the water on every corner I stood on. A quick look at my cell phone also told me there was no service in the are if I dumped it into the drink.

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I hope to add one on each side between my panniers and the fender seat area. On my KLR650, I mounted one up front attached to my skid plate.
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I have these




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And what the heck are "these," si puedo preguntar.

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here I keep raincoat.

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They are called Tailgating cannons
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Look kinda like Vulcan cannons or mini-guns to me.

They MIGHT keep tail-gaters back a bit....

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This is my solution....






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